Colorado potato grower-shippers map plans for water conservation

Outlet: The Packer

September 13, 2010

Years of lower-than-average precipitation have forced the issue of irrigation water to the front burner for potato grower-shippers in Colorado’s San Luis Valley. “Historically we’ve had abundant water, but we kind of overmined our aquifer,” said Jim Ehrlich, executive director of the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee, Monte Vista…

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